- Shipping & Returns
Shipping & Returns
4.1 Full delivery prices and options are listed on the NCASS website or catalogue and subject to change from time to time.
4.2 Standard Delivery and Premium Delivery Orders will be sent for 'next day delivery' within the UK mainland subject to an Order (with the relevant delivery charge) being accepted by NCASS before 12.00pm on a working day (a working day is a day other than weekends and bank/public holidays) and provided no additional security checks are required and the Goods are available. If the Order cannot be delivered 'next day' then delivery will usually be completed within 5 days.
4.3 Offshore/Remote deliveries will usually be despatched as soon as possible however the actual delivery time cannot be guaranteed and will vary depending on the delivery location.
4.4 NCASS will use reasonable endeavours to meet delivery estimates in all cases however NCASS cannot be held liable for any loss or damage due to delay in delivery.
4.5 Risk in the Goods transfers to the Customer at the time of delivery but title will not pass until payment has been made in full for the Goods in question.
4.6 Goods delivered are used, stored and installed at the Customer's own risk and NCASS will not be liable for any damage, loss or disruption caused by the same. Where installation/disconnection services have been ordered by the Customer, further charges, terms and conditions may apply as communicated by NCASS to the Customer before delivery.
4.7 We strongly advise that you should not book fitters or installers to begin work until after the goods have been delivered and inspected by you.
4.8 All large machinery, refrigeration and flat packed Goods are delivered to the front door of ground floor locations only. The delivery person/driver may at his/her discretion assist with delivering the Goods to a location within the premises nominated by the Customer, at Customer's sole risk.
5. Warranties and Returns
5.1 Subject to the conditions in this Clause 5, Goods sold in the UK mainland may be returned for a refund, exchange or replacement within 30 days provided they are returned unused, in a saleable condition and in their original packaging. Certain large or bulky items may be subject to a restocking fee. Certain Goods cannot be returned for hygiene purposes. Certain last-in-line or special-to-order Goods may also be non-returnable and will be flagged accordingly on the NCASS website or catalogue. The cost of returns may be refunded in whole or in part to the Customer at NCASS's discretion.
5.2 Goods are guaranteed in accordance with the terms of the manufacturer's warranty or for 1 year from delivery unless otherwise stated. Goods reported faulty within the specified warranty period may be repaired, replaced or exchanged at NCASS’s discretion. Parts and labour under this warranty are guaranteed in the UK mainland only.
5.3 Goods that are damaged due to delivery must be reported to NCASS within 24 hours. Large Goods such as refrigerators must be inspected by the Customer on delivery for damage and an acceptance of delivery docket completed noting any damage that resulted from delivery. Goods that are missing from delivery must be reported to NCASS in writing within 7 days from delivery.
5.4 The warranties in this Clause 5 do not apply to any defect in the Goods caused by the fault, negligence or failure of the Customer to use the goods for their normal intended purposes or failure to adhere to manufacturer instructions (including storage, use in incorrect environment, maintenance, de-scaling and cleaning). Gaskets, filter driers, shelves, tray slides, castors and legs, electric lamps, fuses, keys, locks, glass, filters, mains plugs and leads, hose connections and consumables are warranted to be free from defect on delivery only and any damage caused due to delivery must be reported to NCASS within 24 hours to qualify for replacement, repair or refund at NCASS‘s discretion. Goods marked 'no commercial warranty' are sold without any warranties unless otherwise stated. Certain Goods may be disposed of in accordance with NCASS’s safety instructions for replacement, exchange or refund with NCASS's prior approval. Engineer call-outs and repairs carried out on non-warranty faults or defects may be subject to further charges including where the Customer has missed or is unduly late for an arranged call-out. No Goods will be sold on a 'sale or return' basis without prior written approval by NCASS. NCASS may in its reasonable discretion invalidate warranties for any Goods that have been or are suspected to have been altered, tampered with, serviced, repaired or attended to without NCASS's prior endorsement or approval.
5.6 Statutory rights for Customers placing Orders as private consumers (as defined by law) are not affected.